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9781912018963

Berlin U-Bahn Architecture & Design Map (English/German text)

Berliner U-Bahn Architekturkarte Author: Pfeiffer-Kloss, Verena Code: 70055 Price: AU $18.95 Format: Sheet map / 2 pages Published date: 15/07/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021

This two-sided, bilingual map is a guide to Berlins most distinctive U-Bahn stations. The map is an invitation to explore Berlins extraordinary history from 1902 through today, as reflected in the remarkable creativity, colour and variety of its underground networks architecture and design. This map is Blue Crow Medias fifth title in this ......

9781910809747

How a Steam Locomotive Works

Author: Wells, Dominic Code: 60788 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/08/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2021

To address the needs of todays readers, the complex engineering of the steam locomotive is unraveled by use of a large number of easily understandable diagrams, explaining the function of the components in a step-by-step manner. There is no technical knowledge required on the part of the reader, nor is there any requirement to understand ......

9781445697727

The Era of Rail Blue

Author: Jamieson, Mark Code: 60497 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/08/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2021

Return to the era when rail blue ruled supreme on the railways of Britain, when a wide variety of British-built trains operated from the highlands of Scotland, through the now vanished industrial north and midlands, through the Welsh valleys, across the suburban networks of the south east and through the picturesque west country. In the dying ......

9781910809860

Swindon - The Complete Works

Author: Timms, Peter Code: 70054 Price: AU $52.95 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/08/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2021

Peter Timms two previous books on the subject of Swindon works have been combined and rewritten to form the basis for this enlarged work. This is a comprehensive account of the Great Western Railways main works in what was, in many ways, its heyday. It is written in a way that should appeal to engineers, social historians, railway enthusiasts ......

9781911658610

History of the Great Central Railway

The World's Only Double Track Steam Line Author: Jones, Robin Code: 59740 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 21/08/2021 Availability: Please contact us for availability

The Great Central Railway is the only double track preserved steam railway in the world and its main focus is on the hugely popular modern day line running between Loughborough and Leicester North. Author Robin Jones, editor of Heritage Railway magazine, uses an incredible collection of images from Britains top railway photographers to showcase ......

9781911658214

Mallard

The Story of Britain's Most Magnificent Locomotive Author: Jones, Robin Code: 60409 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 250 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 28/08/2021 Availability: Please contact us for availability

On July 3, 1938, LNER A4 streamlined Pacific No. 4468 Mallard reached 126mph, setting a world steam speed record that has never been broken. It was the zenith of not only a great decade in which glamorous express trains competed to see which could travel from London to Scotland in the fastest time, but also the steam age itself. Author Robin ......

9781911658573

Locomotives of the National Collection

Legend of the Track Author: Jones, Robyn Code: 59738 Price: AU $45.95 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 28/08/2021 Availability: Please contact us for availability

Legendary steam railway locomotives such as Flying Scotsman, Mallard, Stephensons Rocket and City of Truro have been household names for generations and are now owned by the public.

9781911639275

Steam is Coming Home

Author: Jones, Robin Code: 60214 Price: AU $23.99 Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 29/08/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2021
Britain invented the steam railway locomotive concept, while other countries went on to build their own. However, once steam ended overseas, several were brought to Britain for heritage railway and museum use.
9781445683706

Australia's Railway Crossroads

Author: Carter, Mark Code: 56637 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/09/2021 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Australia's railways are as diverse and fascinating as the country itself and this stunning collection of images showcases the railways and stock.
9781398107649

One Man's Railway

0 Gauge in the Garden Author: Jackson, Allen Code: 70048 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/09/2021 Availability: Please contact us for availability

This book is about one ordinary persons efforts, largely carried out single-handedly and with limited funds, to build a model railway layout in his garden that runs just like the real thing. It is based on Brymbo in North Wales, where the GWR and LNER were joined by the LMS in the search for mineral wealth. Allen Jacksons recreation runs ......

9781910809730

Chapelon

Genius of French Steam Author: Rogers, Col H.C.B. Code: 70051 Price: AU $23.95 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 29/09/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2021

 The name Andre Chapelon will be known to everyone with an interest in the development of the steam locomotive. Put simply he was a genius, head and shoulders above all others in the field of steam locomotive design. This is not to belittle the skills and capabilities of men like Churchward, Stanier, Gresley and Bulleid. Indeed ......

9781910809754

BR Mark 1 and Mark 2 Coaching Stock

Author: Longworth, Hugh Code: 70052 Price: AU $89.00 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 29/09/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2021

In 1951 the first of the British Railways Mark 1 coaches entered service. In their various forms, which included sleepers, buffet cars, horse boxes and suburban non-corridor stock, they were built until 1963 and formed the mainstay of the passenger railway through the 1960s and 1970s. Although now are all withdrawn from regular service, a ......

60921

2022 Steam Trains Square Wall Calendar - 16 Month

Author: Avonside Publishing Ltd. Code: 60921 Price: AU $21.56 (was AU $23.95) Format: Calendar / 13 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date: 15/10/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2021

A 16 month calendar that can be used from September 2021 containing images of Locomotives from the great era of steam power. The calendar contains all public holidays, notable events & important dates. The Calendar also features large grids for making notes of those special dates to remember.

  • Wall Square ......
9781445693347

The Golden Age of Streamlining

Author: Alexander, Colin Code: 60986 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 234 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/10/2021 Availability: Please contact us for availability

Between the two world wars there was a golden era of industrial design when the benefits of streamlining were realised, allowing for reduced wind resistance, faster transportation and a more efficient economy. The Art Deco-influenced style was also a huge public relations exercise in the glamour-obsessed 1920s and 1930s. Its most obvious ......

9781445682136

Class 158 and 159 DMUs

Author: Cole, Andrew Code: 70049 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/10/2021 Availability: Please contact us for availability

In the early 1990s, British Rail introduced the 182-strong Class 158 fleet, followed by the 22-strong Class 159s. These units heralded a new era in long-distance travel at the time, replacing 1950s-designed locomotive-hauled coaches on long secondary and inter-city routes With all 204 units still in service today, this title aims to examine ......

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2022 Steam Railway Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 60904 Price: AU $17.99 (was AU $19.99) Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2021

The golden age of steam travel is captured perfectly in the Steam Railway calendar for 2022. Timeless photographs of steam trains feature throughout, as well as spacious date grids for your all important appointments.

9781857945454

Model Railways Explained (Beyond the beginning)

The Newcomers' Guide to Railway Modelling Author: Lambert, Brian Code: 56840 Price: AU $44.00 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 24/10/2021 Availability: Please contact us for availability
The author writes: `My hobby has been model railways for many years, since I was given a Tri-ang Princess Elizabeth train set for Christmas as an eight-year-old schoolboy. Over the years I have gained much modelling knowledge from practical experience, and belonging to model railway clubs,
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Amtrak, America's Railroad

Transportation's Orphan and Its Struggle for Survival Author: Doughty, Geoff Code: 70059 Price: AU $64.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 25/10/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2021

Discover the story of Amtrak, Americas Railroad, 50 years in the making.

In 1971, in an effort to rescue essential freight railroads, the US government founded Amtrak. In the post-World War II era, aviation and highway development had become the focus of government policy in America. As rail passenger ......

9781910809822

British Railways in Unseen Colour 1960-61

Author: Waller, Peter Code: 70053 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 29/10/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2021

At the end of 1948, the first year of British Railways operation, it had 20,260 steam locomotives on its books. By 1960, this had fallen to 13,296 engines with the withdrawal in the intervening years of many pre-grouping types that had survived into BR days due to the pressing need for locos during World War 11 and its aftermath. The steam ......

9781526776211

Narrow Gauge Panorama

Steaming Along the Rustic and Narrow Author: Waite, James Code: 70056 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 296 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 30/10/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2021

This is James Waites second book for Pen & Sword about narrow gauge railways. He has travelled extensively in search of interesting, and often obscure, railways in remote locations. His previous book looked at the narrow gauge scene around the world and how many of its historic railways were surviving in the twenty first century. This new ......

9781910809686

Robinson Eight-coupled Locomotives

Author: Clements, Jeremy Code: 70050 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 252 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 30/10/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2021

Starting in 1902 with three 0-8-0s for the Great Central Railway, J G Robinsons heavy freight locomotive fleet grew rapidly as part of General Manager Sam Fays strategy to rescue the company from financial difficulties. At Grouping, the GCR passed on 241 well-built, powerful and efficient eight-coupled locomotives to the newly formed London & ......

9781912716142

Japan by Rail 5/e

Includes Rail Route Guide and 30 City Guides Author: Ramsey Zarifeh and Anna Udagawa Code: 60775 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: TRAILBLAZER Published date: 14/01/2022 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2022
The real secret to traveling around Japan on a budget is the Japan Rail Pass. This comprehensive guide is designed to be used in conjunction with a rail pass to get the most out of your trip to Japan. The book includes recommended rail routes - with maps - plus where to stay (all budgets), where to eat, and what to see in 30 top tourist towns.
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